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WinterComes

What is WinterComes?

WinterComes is an online Marketplace and Event from The Consumer Goods Forum and E2E Value Chain that offers a marketplace where service providers can promote and sell projects.

There will be an offline event with a hybrid plug-in which will take place in the Mediterranean city of Sitges (Barcelona) between 27th September and 1st October.

During the Event, a selection of service provider companies will showcase and share innovative solutions and technologies ready for deployment within the FMCG industry.

WinterComes will also offer unique opportunities for networking and sharing experiences and insights.

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What's the relation between Event and Online Marketplace?

WinterComes is an online Marketplace initiative to give visibility to service providers in order to promote and sell projects, but at the same time, this is linked to an event that will take place in Sitges (Barcelona) from 27th September to 1st October. 

The intention of this event is that service providers can show their projects to companies interested in them, and at he same time it is a unique opportunity for networking and sharing experiences and insights.

During the Event, a selection of service provider companies will showcase and share innovative solutions and technologies ready for deployment within the FMCG industry.

What is SummerComes?

SummerComes is the twin event of WinterComes which will take place in the Chinese city of Shanghai (PRC) in March 2022.

What are the Springboards between events?

The Best of Winter and Best of Summer are smaller multi-host Springboards.

Springboards are virtual meetings informing about WinterComes, and with a maximum of 3-4 selected sponsors they can be run in different physical locations, in parallel.

Who has created this Event?

Wintercomes is an initiative of The Consumer Goods Forum and E2E Value Chain.

The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) is a global, parity-based industry network that is driven by its members to encourage the global adoption of practices and standards that serves the consumer goods industry worldwide. It brings together the CEOs and senior management of some 400 retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and other stakeholders across 70 countries, and it reflects the diversity of the industry in geography, size, product category and format. Its member companies have combined sales of EUR 3.5 trillion and directly employ nearly 10 million people, with a further 90 million related jobs estimated along the value chain. It is governed by its Board of Directors, which comprises more than 50 manufacturer and retailer CEOs.

E2E Value Chain is a project from CGF that visualizes an industry in which trading partners have access to real-time, accurate and independently assured product and supply chain data down to item level.

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Pilots

What are Pilots?

Tools to co-design the economic climate. The tools can be rooted in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data, Digitalisation & Innovation. The content presented are the results of:

Successfully piloted innovations that deliver a ready-to use solution in the form of software, hardware or service at the day of the event (no future promises).

They address the areas of Innovation, IT and Value Networks.

They can be classified into one or several of these five areas and offer immediate solutions in these spaces:

Efficiency and Sustainability, Logistics in Smarter Cities, On-Time and In-Full (OTIF), Product Data, Technology

What areas of pilots can I find here?

The Areas of pilots are: Efficiency and Sustainability, Logistics in Smarter Cities, On-Time and In-Full (OTIF), Product Data, Technology.

Find the explanation of every area here.

How can I take part as a Service Provider?

If you want to take part as a Service Provider, plase go to the page How to take part?, there you will find all the information about how to take part of WinterComes with your pilot. At the bottom of the page you will find a contact form, where if you're interested, the only thing you have to do is to send us your information and we will contact you to evaluate your pilot.

How can I take part as a retail or a CPG company?

If you are a Company interested in a Pilot, you will find a contact form at the bottom of the Pilot page, where you can directly contact with the service providers of these.

If you prefer to contact with us, click here

Event

Where will be the WinterComes 2021 Event?

WinterComes 2021 will take place in the Mediterranean city of Sitges (Barcelona). 

Only 27 km away from Barcelona, we can find Sitges, a city with the charm of the coast and a quiet environment close to the big city. 

A perfect environment for WinterComes 2021, to meet in person again.

 

Where can I stay during WinterComes 2021?

We have chosen some of the best hotels of Sitges to make your research easier. The main hotel of the event will be Hotel Calipolis****, but if you go to the Hotels page you will find more options.

What is going to be done in WinterComes 2021?

The event will start on 27th September, and will end 1st of October

During these days there will be networking opportunities, meetings and outings.

The main days of the event are 30th September and 1st October, closing with a dinner/party. During these two days the service provider companies will have the opportunity to showcase their products. 

For more information, please click here.

How can I go to the WinterComes event?

If you are a Service Provider the best way to obtain a ticket is to host a project in the first step, go to the How to take Part? page.

If you work for retail or a CPG company please apply directly for a ticket on our official registration site or connect with us via email.

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